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Board of Directors

Board Members

President
Claire Lessinger, Vice President, Tampa Bay Sports Commission

Vice President
Michelle Gervais, Partner, Blank Rome LLP

Treasurer, VP of Finance
Michelle Davidson, Corporate Controller, Biocare Medical

Secretary, VP of Communications
Toiaya Crawford, Founder, Fifth Avenue Management

Committee Chairs

Membership Committee Co-Chair
Katie Kicklighter, USA Ski and Snowboard

Membership Committee Co-Chair
Amy Taylor, VP Group Sales, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

WISE Within Committee Chair
Janelle Wells, Associate Professor, USF Vinik Sport & Entertainment Masters Program

Events Committee Co-Chair
Meredith Scerba, Sr Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs, University of South Florida

Events Committee Co-Chair
Jenna Grooms, Director, Tampa Bay Sports Commission - Event Development Institute 

Outreach Committee Co-Chair
Stephanie Paladino, Director, MiLB Partnership Activation, Major League Baseball

Outreach Committee Co-Chair
Lesley Young, Owner & Managing Producer, Greyline Media

Partnership Committee Co-Chair
Kathleen Scovel, Managing Partner, KAS Group Inc

Partnership Committee Co-Chair
Angie Richison, Dolan Mortgage 

Social Content Co-Chair 
Jordyn Tramble, Creative & Events Specialist, Tampa Bay Sports Commission - Event Development Institute 

Social Content Co-Chair 
Jessica Eckley, Founding Partner, Crackerjack Media

DEI Co-Chair
LaKendria Robinson, Founder & CEO, The Orenda Collective

DEI Co-Chair
TaJanna Mallory, Founder & CEO, Modern Assistants

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